Niacin and Fibromyalgia - from FDA reports


Fibromyalgia is found among people who take Niacin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Fibromyalgia with Niacin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,579 people who have side effects when taking Niacin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 22, 2017

6,579 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin.
Among them, 23 people (0.35%) have Fibromyalgia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Niacin cause Fibromyalgia?

Gender of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Niacin *:

  • female: 95.45 %
  • male: 4.55 %

Age of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Niacin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 5.26 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 63.16 %
  • 60+: 31.58 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (9 people, 39.13%)
  • Insomnia (8 people, 34.78%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (7 people, 30.43%)
  • Osteoporosis (5 people, 21.74%)
  • Osteopenia (5 people, 21.74%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (17 people, 73.91%)
  • Dilaudid (12 people, 52.17%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (10 people, 43.48%)
  • Ambien (10 people, 43.48%)
  • Synthroid (9 people, 39.13%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chest Pain (17 people, 73.91%)
  • Joint Pain (16 people, 69.57%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (13 people, 56.52%)
  • Fever (13 people, 56.52%)
  • Fall (11 people, 47.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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